How To Dequeue A Script Or Style In WordPress Only For Mobile Devices

This post is for my speed guru's who want to make their template, plugin, or website even faster. You found out that you should only load scripts and styles that you are actually using. More importantly, you should only load the scripts and styles on pages where they are needed. Previously, I have shown how to [...]

By | 2018-03-03T14:43:55+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

How To Stop WordPress Admin Bar From Loading For All Non Administrators

The WordPress admin bar is a useful feature for when you're managing your website. I tend to only find it useful, when I am working on the website. For example, most plugins use it for common features, such as a caching plugin using it to clear the cache. If I am writing a post or [...]

By | 2018-02-28T18:41:44+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

How To Fix Autoptimize Breaking bbPress Forum Styles

Autoptimize is one of, if not my favorite, WordPress optimization plugin. However, Autoptimize does have it's own issues like minor CSS breakage. Autoptimize has one important feature that is great for preventing issues. Autoptimize aggregates files in the order they appear on the screen. It also aggregates files by the files media type. For example, [...]

By | 2018-02-26T23:08:45+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

How To Disable The JSON Rest API In WordPress Without A Plugin

WordPress has included the JSON Rest API in WordPress core since version 4.4. The JSON Rest API allows users to build applications that connect and interact with their website. The JSON Rest API a fantastic feature from a developer standpoint because it created new interesting features. However, on a large scale, the feature is completely [...]

By | 2018-02-25T17:00:21+00:00 February 25th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

Issues With The WordPress Jupiter Theme

Jupiter is a popular, premium WordPress theme that can be purchased off of the Envato Marketplace. It is often included in the ranks with Avada, XTheme, and plenty of other high-quality themes. I recently had to do optimization work on a not-to-be-named website, that used the Jupiter theme. It was one of the worst experiences [...]

By | 2018-02-25T16:20:58+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Reviews|0 Comments

Avoid Congesting Your Website’s With Too Many Analytic Scripts

Website analytics are very important to any developer, marketer, or even website owner. There are so many different solutions that sometimes it can be hard to decide which service to use. Additionally, you may be tempted to use scripts like CrazyEgg, which is a heat map that helps determine what users see and interact with [...]

By | 2018-02-15T21:25:25+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Ask Scott|0 Comments

How To Enable GZIP Compression In WordPress Without A Plugin

Enabling GZIP Compression is one of the easiest things you can add to your website to greatly reduce the load time for your users. You can easily enable GZIP compression with a plugin, but that is a hassle and adds unnecessary bulk to your website. A better option is to enable GZIP compression with a few [...]

By | 2018-02-12T14:51:00+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

Make Your bbPress Forums Index Look Like Other Forum Software

bbPress is our favorite forum software, simply because of how well it integrates within WordPress. bbPress appears to be a bit outdated, however there are ways you can improve the appearance of the plugin within your theme. In traditional forum structure, the forum category appears at the top and below are the forums. Changing bbPress [...]

By | 2018-02-11T00:19:44+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

How To Delete Uncategorized Category From WordPress

When you begin using WordPress there is a default category dubbed "Uncategorized." While this is meant to be a placeholder, it is also quite handy. I normally never remove it from my website. However, many users do not see the value in having it as a default category and would like to remove it instead. [...]

By | 2018-02-10T03:25:18+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments

How To Remove Author Replies From Recent Comments Widget

WordPress comes with a widget that allows you to display recent comments and replies to your blog posts. This widget can be added to your sidebar and is quite handy to show active engagement on your website. However, by default, this widget shows author replies and comments as well as user comments. This is quite [...]

By | 2018-02-08T01:21:36+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Tutorials|0 Comments